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Next PRCC Meeting:  Monday, August 26, 2019 @ 7 PM --> FMI: View Calendar

******* PRCC MEETING MONDAY 8/26 *******


The PRCC's August meeting will be at the Portland Club at 156 State St. on Monday 8/26. Our guest speaker this month is Baba Ly - Assistant Director at Catholic Charities Maine.

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GUEST SPEAKER - Baba Ly of Catholic Charities

Baba was born and raised in the West African country of Mauritania, a perfect geographical and cultural merging where African black people live with Arab descendant Berbers. He grew up speaking his native language Pulaar, but also learned to speak French, English, Wolof and Arabic.

In Mauritania, Baba worked at the U.S. Embassy in Mauritania in the Economic and Commercial Division. Prior to that, he worked in procurement for a multinational corporation, where his skills in cross-cultural engagement were honed. Baba has masters degrees from universities in Mauritania and France.

Since immigrating to the U.S., Baba has been involved in community-based organizations and public schools to support immigrants’ cultural, social and economic integration. He has taught ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and served as cultural broker in organizations throughout Greater Portland.

Baba is currently the Assistant Director of Refugee and Immigration Services at Catholic Charities of Maine and serves as the Chair of In Her Presence. Baba is also an artist who spends his spare time painting abstract art.

 

 

  PRCC HAPPY HOUR CONTINUES THIS SUMMER! 


The Portland Republican City Committee is holding a joint happy hour event with the South Portland GOP on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at  Easy Day Restaurant in South Portland (http://easydaysopo.com) at 725 Broadway. Come enjoy the libation of your choice with current and prospective members of the PRCC and the South Portland GOP and learn about ways to get involved with your fellow Republicans in the city.

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Officers

Chairman:  Josh Kelton

Vice Chairman:  vacant

Secretary:  James Roberts

Treasurer:  Peter Doyle

Finance Chair:  vacant

Program Chair:  Stuart Tisdale

Appointed Members of Exec. Team

Liaison to State Committee: Barbara Harvey

Technology Chair:  Sue Abercrombie

Voter Enrollment Chair:  vacant

Immediate Past Chair: Peter Doyle

Portland Members of the Cumberland County Republican Committee

Elected Members:

Sue Abercrombie

Peter Doyle

Tom Elliman

Mark Kilburn

Steven Scharf

Stuart Tisdale

vacancies (8)

Ex Officio Members: 

Josh Kelton (PRCC Chair)

Barbara Harvey (State Committee member from Cumberland County)

 

 FMI about the CCRC:  https://ccrcme.com/

 

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